Recruitment #2305-5810-001


The Environmental & General Services Department (EGSD), Facilities & Communications Maintenance (FCM) Division is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Facilities Management Superintendent that will be responsible for the Asset Management of all city owned public buildings and ancillary facilities. This position will require a sound working knowledge of facilities asset management experience, while ensuring that all facilities are managed and maintained in a safe, effective and efficient manner.

The ideal candidate should have a solid background in facilities and asset management, project management and the ability to collaboratively work with internal and external stakeholders.

General Description

Manages personnel and directs architectural, engineering, electrical or mechanical maintenance operations of public buildings.

Essential Functions

Regularly directs or supervises the work of at least two fulltime employees at the supervisor level in the section. 

Coordinates assigned supervisory personnel and their projects ensuring timely and quality activities for the benefit of the section, division, department, City and the community.  

Oversees the planning, implementation, direction and management of all functions and resources of the section to achieve the strategic objectives of the department and the City in an efficient and effective manner.  

Assists with the implementation and evaluation of department policies, programs, projects and procedures.  

Assists with implementing the department vision through section activities and leads the section to maximum employee productivity and morale through hiring, disciplining, evaluating employee performance, investigating and resolving grievances and other coordinating human resources actions.  

Develops and administers the section budget with staff assistance.  

Analyzes organization and community needs, analyzes trends, reviews statistics and opportunities, communicates to the department leadership of impending developments.  

Develops strategic partnerships and contacts with community representatives, external agencies, and other organizations to develop a sense of relevant issues facing our community and to respond as a representative of the City.  

Implements the values of the organization through example and accountabilities.  

Ensures that section operations conform with local, state, and federal governmental regulations and other applicable rules and requirements.  

Facilitates solutions to problems facing the department.  

Maintains technical or professional knowledge through such means as attending seminars, reviewing professional publications, taking classes and participating in developmental activities.  

Directs public buildings maintenance, repair, and modification activities including electrical, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, cement finishing, locksmithing, roofing, glazing, insulating, tile setting, carpet laying, and masonry.  

Directs the operation, maintenance, and repair of heating and air conditioning equipment in public facilities.  

Performs related duties by overseeing environmental issues, monitoring private contractors, responding to concerns and issues and performing special projects as assigned.  

Applies and monitors provisions of the Hazardous Communications Act.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years in directing architectural, engineering, electrical or maintenance operations of buildings

At least 3 years in a Lead or Supervisory Capacity in a maintenance and facility management or related functional area. "Lead" is defined as leading at least 1 full-time FTE in a work unit. It does not include leading projects, departments, contractors, or interns, etc.

"Supervisory" is defined as having supervised at least 1 full-time FTE.

**Relevant experience in lieu of education may be considered**

Selection Plan

As part of the online application process all applicants are required to submit a resume. A resume is required to be uploaded and/or emailed to EGSD_HR@tucsonaz.gov no later than the close date of this recruitment.  Your application will be considered incomplete and will not receive any further review if a resume is not uploaded or emailed by the deadline referenced above.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience in their employment profile and the responses to their supplemental questions. The highest scoring applicants will then be invited to participate in an panel board interview.

  • Panel board interviews will be held June 22, 2023 

Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on an Eligibility List.  An applicant's ranking on the list will be based on their final score which will be calculated as:

  • 10% of your rating for education and work experience
  • 90% of your rating for panel board interview
This recruitment will establish a civil service list that will be utilized to fill vacancies occurring within the next 6 months.The highest scoring candidates placed on the Civil Service Employment List may be invited to participate in a selection interview. 

  • Selection Interviews will be held on June 29, 2023
Veteran, Native American, or Disability preference points will be added to the achieved score for those that are placed on the Civil Service Employment List. If you qualify for Veteran or Native American preference points as outlined in your Employment Profile, you must submit your documentation either in-person, upload to your COT application, or by email. Copies of DD 214s must reflect a characterization of service.

Applicants requiring an accommodation in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act for any of the applicant evaluations must contact Demetria Lopez at Demetria.Lopez@tucsonaz.gov at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.


You are highly encouraged to print and save this bulletin as a PDF, because it contains important testing dates and information that you will need to refer to later, and it will not be available after the closing date.

Communication throughout this process will be sent via email exclusively so please ensure your browser accepts emails from jobs@tucsonaz.gov and check your email account regularly.  Failure to respond or follow instructions will result in disqualification.

All email inquiries should be directed to the individuals listed below:

Demetria Z. Lopez (520) 837-6359 or email: Demetria.Lopez@tucsonaz.gov
Marissa Horninger (520) 837-5015 or email: Marissa.Horninger@tucsonaz.gov

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


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To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.

The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.

Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.